SD News

Name Released in Douglas County Fatal Crash

DELMONT, S.D. ? A 28-year-old Wagner, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Friday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred south of Delmont.

Yankton County Fatal Crash

LESTERVILLE, S.D. ? One person died and two others were seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday afternoon near Lesterville.

Douglas County Fatal Crash

DELMONT, S.D. ? One person died Friday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred south of Delmont.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Upset at Smithfield Foods

On Aug. 15, Smithfield Foods reported its wastewater treatment plant had an upset. Consequently, ammonia concentrations in the discharge from their Sioux Falls facility are higher than the regulatory limits in their Surface Water Discharge Permit. Levels could pose threats to fish life, but no risks to human health.

Names Released in Hanson County Fatal Crash

MITCHELL, S.D. ? A Howard, S.D., woman has been identified as the person who died late Monday morning in a three-vehicle crash that occurred east of Mitchell.

I-29 Exit 332 Sisseton Southbound Ramp Closure

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the southbound on and off-ramps for Interstate 29 Exit 332/Sisseton will be closed to all traffic from Tuesday, Aug. 21, through Thursday, Aug. 23.

Five Sites Re-certified Under South Dakota Certified Ready Sites Program

PIERRE, S.D. ? The South Dakota Governor?s Office of Economic Development (GOED) announced today that five communities in South Dakota have re-certified their development sites under the South Dakota Certified Ready Program. The communities include: Aberdeen, Arlington, Colman, Madison and North Sioux City.

Governor's Column: Make It A Healthy School Year

Now that back-to-school season is here, I know parents have no shortage of items on their to-do lists. You have school supplies to buy, school lunch arrangements to make and new schedules to coordinate. With so much to do, I hope you will still be sure your children are up-to-date on their vaccines.

Zimmerman Named NASDVA Midwest District Vice President

Larry Zimmerman, secretary of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs has been named the Midwest District Vice President of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs (NASDVA). Officers and committee members for 2018-2019 were elected during their conference in Boston August 12-15.

News Tips

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on 1240 AM KCCR with Zach Nelson on Thursday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m. CDT.

Symposium, new State Historical Society book celebrate state?s political culture

The authors of a new book from the South Dakota State Historical Society explore the state?s identity in ?The Plains Political Tradition: Essays on South Dakota Political Culture, Volume 3? edited by Jon K. Lauck, John E. Miller and Paula M. Nelson. The volume will be released Sept. 8, during a free symposium at Augustana University?s Center for Western Studies in Sioux Falls.

Name Released in Corson County Fatal Crash

MOBRIDGE, S.D. ? A McLaughlin, S.D. woman has been identified as the person who died early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash west of Mobridg

Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input into the Black Hills Context Sensitive Corridors Study

The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks (SDGF&P), the United States Forest Service (USFS), the United States National Park Service (USNPS) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), will hold two public open houses on Monday, Aug. 20, in Custer and Tuesday, Aug. 21, in Deadwood to discuss the beginning of a corridor study for the following roadway corridors.

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